After the conviction of Derek Chauvin on April 20, Bishop David Bard says, “There is much work to be done. Today we breathe a little easier as we witness justice.”
The Judicial Council has ruled, through Zoom sessions, on part of a spring 2020 docket postponed by COVID. The court issued decisions on three matters from the 2019 Michigan Annual Conference.
In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard says, “In the midst of life, we are in death.” Then he proclaims with joy, ” Death is real, so, too, resurrection.”
COVID cases are currently at the highest level in Michigan since the start of 2021, and positive cases continue to rise. Bishop David Bard encourages continued patience and caution.
Bishop David Bard calls for prayers for the Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in the wake of killings on March 16, 2021 in Atlanta, GA.
In a meeting on March 13, the Michigan Delegation contemplated the impacts of postponement of the General Conference and offered support for the contextual ministry of the church.
The Michigan Conference is helping people across the state to find your church’s online worship during Holy Week. Now is the time to make sure the link to your virtual events is on the campaign listing.
In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop Bard considers what scripture, poets, and everyday experience reveal about the challenges of holding it together.
Bishop David Bard comments on two important decisions made this week. The General Conference has been postponed until August 2022. In the meantime, an online session in May 2021 will deal with sevearl important matters.
In this video message, Bishop David Bard looks back on the past year marked by the pandemic. ” While Lent is a time to acknowledge loss, he shifts the focus to the disciplines of love.